Italian Sausage and Vegetable Pasta

Italian Sausage and Vegetable Pasta

How about Italian for dinner tonight? This one-dish meal of ziti, spicy sausage and Muir GlenĀ® fire roasted tomatoes can be on the table in short order.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

2
cups uncooked ziti pasta (7 oz)
2
cups bite-size fresh broccoli florets
1
package (19.5 oz) lean hot Italian turkey sausage, cut into 2-inch pieces
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
large red bell pepper, cut into bite-size strips
1
large yellow bell pepper, cut into bite-size strips
1
medium sweet onion, sliced (about 1 cup)
2
cans (14.5 oz each) Muir GlenĀ® organic fire roasted crushed or diced tomatoes, undrained
1
cup shredded provolone cheese (4 oz)
  1. Cook pasta as directed on package, adding broccoli last 2 minutes of cooking time. Drain and return to saucepan; cover to keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook sausage over medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes or until no longer pink. Drain; remove sausage from skillet.
  3. In same skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook bell peppers and onion in oil 3 to 4 minutes, stirring constantly, until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  4. Add pasta and broccoli, sausage and tomatoes to skillet. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with cheese. Cover; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Cook the pasta while the sausage, bell peppers and onion are cooking. Also, cooking the broccoli in the same pot as the pasta is a nice step-saver.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 470
    • (Calories from Fat 160),
  • Total Fat 18g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 100mg;
  • Sodium 1100mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 43g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 10g),
  • Protein 35g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1/2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.